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What caused a home-built plane to crash in Santa Paula?

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| Investigators are trying to figure out why the small, single-engine plane crashed. It was spotted flying dangerously low just before the accident.

Officials: 2 dead in homebuilt plane crash in California

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Ventura County officials say the two-seat aircraft went down near Santa Paula Airport. The two passengers were pronounced dead when firefighters got to the scene.

What went wrong in the Canyon Fire 2 emergency response

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More than an hour passed between the initial report of fire and anyone being sent to the area, according to a report.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger in stable condition after heart surgery

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The 70-year-old former California governor had a scheduled procedure to replace a pulmonic valve on Thursday, according to Schwarzenegger's spokesman.

LA's selfie-ready art spaces cater to our narcissism — but they didn't start the trend

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The Museum of Selfies is the latest in selfie-ready art spaces in LA. But before that, high-brow museums realized selfie-ready exhibitions could be blockbusters.

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Deported Army veteran wins fight for US citizenship

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Lawyers for Hector Barajas said the government informed them Thursday their client should attend a naturalization ceremony on April 13 in San Diego. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed the decision.

SoCal Edison sued over fire that led to deadly Montecito mudslides

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A California man whose partner was killed during devastating coastal mudslides in January is among residents suing a utility company, alleging its faulty equipment sparked the massive Thomas Fire.

Highland Park sidewalk mosaics rep Chicken Boy and other neighborhood icons

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Fourteen mosaics depicting Highland Park's colorful past have been installed on Figueroa Street sidewalks between Avenues 53 and 59.

Arson suspect arrested in Joshua Tree oasis fire

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Prosecutors say George William Graham was observed watching flames rip through palm trees late Monday at the Oasis of Mara and told park rangers he had started the fire.